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remember absolutely nothing. she'd been looking at christmas lights from the air north of dallas last year, when she got out of her friend's plane and inexplicably walked to the front of it. days after the accident, her mother told "gma" about that harrowing night. >> i was there to hold her. and it's the toughest part of it all. just seeing her laying there. and waiting for the help. >> reporter: she lost her left eye and part of her left arm. her memoir due out next week, is entitled "still lolo." that's her nickname. lauren focuses on her recovery, the awkward fitting and painting of her left eye. her self-consciousness of her prosthetic left arm. she writes, i don't know why this is so hard, i said. soldiers are dying in afghanistan right now. and i'm too chicken to do this one thing. the former model believes her encounter with that propeller blade may have made her a better person. she writes, i came to see how there was so much more to my life than being worried about how i looked. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> what a great perspective. >>> speaking ab
the dallas cowboys. at 8-0 atlanta is now the only undefeated team in the nfl. and they did it the hard way. on the strength of the four field goals from matt bryant. >>> actor will ferrell has a new role. he says he will do anything to get voters to the polls tomorrow. >> if you agree to vote in this year's election, i will personally give you a tattoo. fair warning, i do not know how to draw. i'll do a dance. just for you. that was just a taste. if you want the full buffet you're going to have to vote. vote obama. it's a slam dunk. guess what -- >> he also says if you vote he will make you a homecooked meal or help you move a couch, perhaps, soledad. a lot of celebrities getting on the action here. >> the final minutes. i don't know if i can take any more of that. >> it's a funny ad. it's funny. >> that's all right. that's all right. it wasn't hysterical. it was like okay. still ahead this morning, on "starting point" one week after sandy engulfed the northeast, the cleanup process is really only just beginning. we're going to take you to a hard-hit town on new jersey's coastline coming u
battleground states are expected to >>> in dallas texas, voters are just now starting to show up at the polls. the presidential candidates didn't spend any time in texas in the final days of the campaign because the state is considered a red state. but there are some tight c congressional races. it's brisk out this morning, but the weather will not be a factor today. we are expecting clear skies and a high of 75. >>> finally election day, we get to vote. when we talk about the swing states in this election, we're not just talk about ohio. right now, we want to focus on three states that could really go either way, starting with nevada. anna werner is in las vegas. >> reporter: nevada helped the republicans in 2000 and 2004, voting for george w. bush. but in 2008, barack obama hit the jackpot here, beating john mccain by a whopping 12 percentage points. he's looking for a second big win, a second time around here in this state. the democrats are powered here by organized labor and a latino vote that's now 15% of the total. they've been out knocking on doors, registering new voters, and there a
for a b. in dallas they've tried offering second graders $2 for each book they read. now, some people think this is a promising idea, other people aren't very happy about it. so let's have a discussion here and begin by taking a survey of opinion. if you were the superintendent of one of these school districts and you were approached with this proposal, how many think it's a good idea worth trying, and is how many would object in principle? be let's see, first, those of you who -- how many would object? how many would not like this idea? quite a few. and how many think it's worth trying? all right. we have a pretty good division of opinion. let's begin by those who object. who is willing to explain, to offer your reason? why do you think this would be objectionable in principle in -- principle? anyone? who will start us off? yes, stand up, and we'll get you a microphone. go ahead. >> i would -- >> over here. >> i would object because there's a basic value in learning, there's a basic value in learning, a basic excitement about learning new things. if you start paying for that, you rem
texas is a lot different than a democrat in new york, los angeles, chicago, or even dallas, houston, or san antonio. back in 1968, back in 1968, hubert humphrey won the presidential vote in king county. george wallace came in second place, and back in 1964 when texas residents swron son ran for president, he got 85% of the voting since barry goldwater. they have voted for democrats before. it's certainly not this time or four year ago. >> so you talked to a lot of the people, and they don't really seem to be looking forward in temz of giving him another shot. is that your sense of talking to these folks that they're simply resigned or resentful in. >> i guess the best thing is these are nice hard-working people that live in king county, texas, but they're not giving any ground it comes to barack obama. we don't like him, but we'll see. this time there didn't seem to be any flexibility at all. snoo talk a bit about some of the communities. i know philadelphia and some other areas where it went overwhelmingly for obama. it was a completely different story. >> this is interesting. even
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